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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
, only days to go until the election. and both president obama and governor romney are criscrossing battleground states in the run up to next tuesday. the president picked up an endorsement from michael bloomberg. today on the campaign trail romney starts in wisconsin. then both the president and romney make appearances in the all important toss up state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. >>> also in our top stories this hour, the nationwide man hunt for a virginia man wanted for three pipe bomb attacks in staff ford county has ended in montana. lawrence stewart was captured yesterday following a brief pursuit with police. officers had to use spike strips to deflaet his tires. during the chase he threw a pipe bomb at the officers. he will be extradited back to virginia to face numerous charges. >> the district officer accused of shooting an unarmed suspect in the back will return to court today for a bond hearing. that suspect is now paralyzeed from the waist down. he was pulled over on september 6th on suspicion of driving a stolen motorcycle. he was cuffed
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> a train derailment has forced more than a thousand people to be evacuated from their homes in kentucky and hundreds more are being asked to stay indoors. one of the train cars caught fire and is burning chemicals near louisville. two workers are in critical condition. a third is considered serious. burping railcar is just a few feet from other derailed cars carrying dangerous chemicals. >>> four people were shot at a% on the usc campus. one is in critical condition. police did make an arrest and three people were shot during celebrations in hollywood. a 17-year-old boy is in critical condition. the others are expected to survive. now, that shooting broke out not far from west hollywood's annual costume carnival. about a half mil
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
telling supporters he will need them after the election. a first for mitt romney as he campaigned in traditionally democratic pennsylvania where polls suggest the state is relatively close. romney held events in iowa, ohio and virginia. the race is a squeaker and political analysts believe we night not have a clear winner tuesday night if it comes down to provisional ballots in ohio that, by law, don't get counted right away. right away. >> unless the president ones overwhelmingly in florida and virginia and doesn't need ohio and also wins in wisconsin and iowa and nevada and new hampshire, if if comes down to ohio, we won't have a winner and we won't even have the votes as you said counted until 10 days from election day. >> reporter: the latest poll numbers out show president obama and mitt romney in a dead heat. a new abc news "washington post" poll has both candidates tied at 48%. obama takes the lead by one point in and nbc news "wall street journal" poll getting the support of 48% of likely voters to romney's 47%. today, president obama holds rallies in wisconsin, ohio and i
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
the next four years in the white house. >> recent polls show president obama and mitt romney in a virtual tie. voting starts in our area in less than an hour. it goes from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in virginia. polls will open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in both maryland and d.c. now, mitt romney will vote in his home state of massachusetts at around 8:35 this morning and will travel to cleveland and pittsburgh for some rallies and wrap things up in new hampshire. running meat paul ryan votes in new hampshire and will make stops in cleveland and richmond, virginia. >>> president obama now in his home city of chicago. he will do a number of interviews throughout the day and plans to play a little pick- up basketball game in the afternoon. vice president joe biden is voting in his home state and will travel to chicago to watch the elects with the president. >>> in addition to the race for the white house, several other key issues will be on the virginia's ballot. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live in fairfax county way preview right now. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. yes, 13 ele
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
. the president won the popular vote. at last count, he had garnered more than 58 million votes while mitt romney has more than 56 million votes. >> we know it is the electoral college, not the popular vote that it really comes down to here. president obama has 303 electoral votes. mitt romney got 206. still outstanding are florida's 29 electoral votes. the vote count there, still too close to call. but that outcome will not have an impact on the end result here. we'll get to all of our election results in just a minute but first, we're also keeping an eye on some possible nasty weather coming our way. >> tucker has been talking about it, telling us about some cold wind. >> rain, snow. >> maybe a little winter weather. just a little bit of it. >> it is almost wintertime. >> it is only early november. we don't traditionally have snow events in early november. those of you that might remember back to 1987, we had a veteran's day storm. >> i heard sue palka talking about that. >> it dropped about a foot of snow. but it won't be like that for today. this is all about the nor'easter. it is starting to
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
. governor romney and the rnc spent more than $1.02 billion. outside organizes spent around $528 million and what the parties and tax payers spent on the conventions, $142 million. those numbers don't exactly surprise campaign veterans on both sides. >> it is a little bit of an arms race. one side raises more, another side has to match. >> it takes a lot move money to put into the campaign and a lot of money to get on television. >> reporter: that is where most of money goes, to those political ads, especially in the battleground states. so pardon us just one more time. >> i'm normandy approved this message gentleman. >> i'm president barack obama and i approved this message. >> -- i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> 07 to 08% goes into paid communication. >> reporter: rosenberg points out that while this is a lot of money going out, it is also easier to get money coming in. more and more donors can get involved via textbook, facebook and other new media. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >> as we said before, anybody that is in tv appreciate was they do. they help pa
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
will accomplish great things in their lives. >>> back to politics now, mitt romney was reportedly shell shocked at losing the election. that is how one advisor described. it the campaign first got hint when campaign workers started reporting huge turnouts in areas favorable to obama and then came the early exit polls showing big support for the president. it wasn't until the polls closed and several battleground states went to the president that concern turned into alarm. the boston globe reported that romney campaign believed so much that it would win that an eight high pressure minute forks display was set to go off over boston harbor. >>> inauguration preps are already under way, part of the west side of the capital already blocked off. risers are going up and a platform is being built. planners will meet over the next two months to discuss security and crowd control. four years ago, the inauguration crowd was the largest ever on the national mall. there is no estimate yet for this january's ceremony. >>> imagine d.c.'s skyline with sky crepers.
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